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2014-05-06 12:32:45

Artist's Latest Album Premieres 9 Newly Written Willie Nelson Songs NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SONY/Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Band of Brothers, the new Willie Nelson studio album premiering 14 performances including nine brand-new songs composed by America's quintessential pop/country songwriter. Willie Nelson's Band of Brothers will be available Tuesday, June 17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84152 The much-anticipated...

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2014-05-05 04:08:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Ask anyone born in the last 20 years what a cassette tape is, and odds are you’ll most likely receive a blank look in return. However, that could change following the unveiling of Sony’s latest invention – a new type of magnetic tape capable of holding 148 gigabytes (GB) worth of data per square inch. According to Gizmodo’s Robert Sorokanich, the enhanced magnetic tape means that a single cassette would be able to store...

2014-05-02 16:23:17

PRE-ORDER BLUE SMOKE ON ITUNES NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally-renowned superstar Dolly Parton will release her new album Blue Smoke (Sony Music Masterworks / Dolly Records) on May 13(th) 2014. Leading up to the release, fans can stream the full album here via NPR's "First Listen." Blue Smoke is available for pre-order now. The album includes 12 bluegrass and country songs including covers of Bob Dylan and Bon Jovi classics, and duets with Willie Nelson and...

2014-05-01 12:37:55

SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics announced it will be opening new home theater retail spaces at approximately 350 Best Buy locations nationwide. The 'Sony Experience at Best Buy' shop-in-shops will provide consumers with a best-in-class shopping experience through enhanced fixtures, interactive demonstration areas and dedicated, knowledgeable Sony Experience Experts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82769 "We welcome consumers to experience the...

2014-05-01 12:28:59

Music Unlimited Subscribers Get Early and Exclusive Access to Five XSCAPE Tracks Prior to the Album's Release SAN MATEO, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International today announced that Music Unlimited, the company's cloud-based streaming music service, will exclusively stream one new track a day from Michael Jackson's new album, XSCAPE, from May 5 to May 9. Each track and corresponding unique album artwork will be revealed via the Sony...

2014-04-30 12:36:17

Colombian and Peruvian Gamers Can Now Access Broad Library of Digital Games and Subscribe to PlayStation®Plus on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3 and PlayStation® Vita Systems and the Web SAN MATEO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI) and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) announced today the launch of PlayStation®Store in Colombia and Peru on PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)), PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) and PlayStation®Vita (PS...

2014-04-29 16:36:45

New Media Innovation Lab and Theater Gives Students Hands-on Experience with Sony HD and 4K Professional Technologies WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communication students at American University gain hands-on experience with the tools of their future professions through a unique collaboration with Sony Electronics. The University's new Media Innovation Lab (MIL) is outfitted with Sony high-definition broadcast and production equipment, from 4K and business projectors to studio...

2014-04-28 08:29:15

LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Consumer Products will team up with leading licensed apparel and accessories manufacturer, Bioworld and customization leader CafePress Inc., to create the ultimate collection of user-created merchandise, in the premiere licensing partnerships for the hit ABC freshman series, THE GOLDBERGS. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140425/78825 SPCP announced that THE GOLDBERGS will bring 80s inspired apparel and...

2014-04-24 12:34:10

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k9ltnx/global_digital ) has announced the addition of the "Global Digital Broadcast and Cinematography Cameras Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Digital Broadcast and Cinematography Cameras market to grow at a CAGR of 1.51 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to...

2014-04-24 08:28:44

RED HOT + BACH AVAILABLE JUNE 17, 2014 FROM SONY MUSIC MASTERWORKS NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Hot + Bach charts a new pathway into the musical universe of Johann Sebastian Bach. Through the collaboration of performers, producers, DJs and artists from around the world and across the spectrum of contemporary music, different facets of Bach's centuries-old masterpieces are transformed with fresh energy and modern virtuosity that know no limits. Red Hot + Bach is available...


Latest Sony Reference Libraries

Sony Tablet S
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sony Tablet S is manufactured by Sony and released on September 16, 2011 as Sony’s first tablet. It uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 OS, with a dual core CPU. It has a 9.4-inch multi-touch display, a front and rear camera, and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth connectivity. It has a unique tapering design enabling it to have stability as well as ease of grip. It has 1 GB RAM with either 16 or 32 GB of internal storage and a memory card slot for an extra 32 GB. The Tablet S also has a GPS, micro USB...

PlayStation 2
2013-03-16 10:03:14

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console released on March 4, 2000 in Japan, October 26, 2000 in North America, and November 24, 2000 in Europe by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI). Since its release over 150 million consoles and 1.52 billion PS2 titles have been sold. There are 3,857 available games and the PS2 continued to be produced with revisions released in 2006 and 2007. On January 4, 2013, Sony announced it would discontinue production of the PS2. One day after its...

PlayStation
2013-03-16 09:50:04

The PlayStation is a game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) first sold on December 3, 1994 in Japan. It has sold over 100 million units worldwide since its release. Ken Kutaragi known as “The Father of the PlayStation” is the creator of the PlayStation game console and a Sony executive. In 1988, Sony and Nintendo formed a partnership to develop a CD-ROM for the Super Nintendo, but a day after the PlayStation’s official announcement at the Consumer...

PlayStation Portable, PSP
2013-03-16 09:27:10

The PSP is a handheld game console that is manufactured by Sony and was unveiled on May 11, 2004. It was released on December 12, 2004 in Japan, and March 24, 2005, in North America. In early September 2007 the slimmer and lighter PSP-2000 was released. It was replaced later with the PSP-3000, and then redesigned into the PSP Go, which sold along with the PSP-3000. In 2011 a low priced version was released the PSP-E1000. In December 2011 the PlayStation Vita was released in Japan and February...

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2010-10-14 16:40:34

A Compact Disc, or CD, is an optical disc used to store digital data although it was originally developed to store sound recordings exclusively. Audio CDs have been available commercially since October 1982 and were popular until around 2010 when other digital forms took over. The standard CD can hold up to 80 minutes of uncompressed audio. There are also Mini CDs that hold up to 24 minutes of audio. Eventually the technology was expanded to include CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, video compact...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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